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Top businessmen on list of Uhuru State honours

Equity Holdings chairman Peter Munga. FILE PHOTO | NMG
Equity Holdings chairman Peter Munga. FILE PHOTO | NMG 

Top businessmen and public servants were among 59 Kenyans awarded State commendations by President Uhuru Kenyatta as part of Tuesday’s Jamhuri Day celebrations.

Equity Holdings #ticker:EQTY chairman Peter Munga and Bamburi Cement #ticker:BAMB and Sanlam Kenya chairman John Simba were bestowed the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart (EGH) title.

Peter Muthoka, the owner of Acceler Global Logistics, and a former top shareholder of CMC Motors, was also given the EGH title alongside Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka and Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen.

KCB Group #ticker:KCB managing director Joshua Oigara and Gideon Muriuki, his counterpart at Co-operative Bank #ticker:COOP, were given the honour of Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS).